The game will take place at the Academy Stadium, with kick-off scheduled for 19:00 (UK).
Preston finished 13th in the Championship last season and will offer a stern test for Pep Guardiola’s side as we gear up towards our defence of the Premier League and Carabao Cup.
City embarked on an historic season across 2020/21, enjoying a 21-match winning run in all competitions from December-March en route to a league and cup double, as well as reaching a maiden Champions League final.
Information regarding ticketing will follow in due course.
Supporters will also be able to follow every kick of our clash with the Lilywhites courtesy of a CITY+ subscription, where you can also access full-match replays of all our Men's, Women's and selected EDS and Academy matches throughout the new season.